DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2020-0129
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Masayoshi Ike, Jerome Denis Donovan, Cheree Topple, Eryadi Kordi Masli

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to investigate whether Japanese manufacturing multinational enterprises (MNEs) maintain local legitimacy in their host countries through adequate informing of local stakeholders with targeted corporate sustainability (CS) reporting. Design/methodology/approach The paper first identified specific CS activities that were considered important in four Association of Southeast Asian Nations host countries, through semi-structured interviews with 58 participants of 16 Japanese manufacturin…

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